Benefits of IT

1) People can avoid travel costs as they can shop on their phone

2) No need to pick up bags, they can be delivered to your door

3) It's quicker to shop online

4) Globalisation is easier, businesses can advertise to a bigger audience

5) Can easily connect with others with the use of social media

Disadvantages of IT

1) Security can be compromised , and overspending can happen easily

2) Some people may find it very difficult to use technology, such as elders or people who have not had much knowledge of computers

3) Credit/debit card information might not be safe

4) Unneeded pop up adds that might influence you to buying items you don't need

5) Hard to find a certain thing you are looking for without a shop assistant